Devising an IP protection strategy appropriate for your startup

Are patents the only way to protect your creative output? Are there other options that would be more practical when it comes to protecting your intellectual property (IP)? The panel discusses the purpose of a patent, deciphering when trade secret or copyright protection make more sense than patent protection, and what the right questions are for your situation.


Michael Bunis (LAW’94)
Co-chair of Choate’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group

Robert Ayan (Questrom’96)
Founder and CEO of Rayyan Systems

Sam Taylor (LAW’12)
BU Faculty: Assistant Director, Startup Law Clinic